Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Seventy years after the end of World War II, a watch worn by legendary U.S. five-star Gen. Douglas MacArthur was sold at auction Sunday for 70,000 Swiss francs (US$75,000), far above the estimate.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
A signed first edition of "100 Years of Solitude" by Nobel-Prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez was recovered Friday, a week after it was stolen at a Colombia book festival, officials said.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
A team of American explorers on Thursday claimed to have discovered silver treasure from the infamous 17th-century Scottish pirate William Kidd in a shipwreck off the coast of Madagascar.
On a postcard spring Saturday in New Hampshire's White Mountains, a boisterous band of pilgrims some 2,000 strong is preparing for their own brand of funky and fearless worship.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
At least eight ancient mosaics were ruined while being restored and moved to a new museum in southern Turkey and authorities are looking into ways to fix the botched work, a senior official said Tuesday.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
At a hospital in Mogadishu's Yaqshid district, children suffering from severe acute malnutrition, worsened by stomach and chest infections, are receiving treatment that is likely saving their young lives.
Flying people to deep space -- like Mars or an asteroid -- is high on NASA's wish list, but research on mice suggested Friday that extended radiation exposure permanently harms the brain.
Friday, May 1, 2015
The discovery of a pigeon-sized dinosaur with bat-like wings has exposed bizarre twists in the early evolution of birds, said scientists in China Wednesday whose conclusions were immediately challenged.
Munich will open a museum on the former site of the Nazi party headquarters Thursday, in a long overdue reckoning with the German city's status as the "home of the movement."